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    [Bird Books]. Sacheverell Sitwell, Handasyde Buchanan, James Fisher. Fine Bird Books 1700-1900. London: Collins & Van Nostrand, 1953. First edition, one of 295 copies signed by the authors. This being copy number 91. Folio. 19.25 x 13.25 inches; 490 x 336 mm. viii, 120 pages. With color frontispiece and fifteen full color plates inserted throughout, and engraved title-page, contents page and twenty two black and white illustrations, all reckoned within pagination. Publisher's half red morocco over marbled boards, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, pictorial endleaves. Some rubbing to board edges and spine, mild bumping to corners, some foxing to endleaves, occasional foxing in text. Bookplate of Thomas Perry on the front pastedown. Housed in the original red cloth slipcase with marbled-paper sides (some wear, chipping to marbled paper. Near fine.

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    March, 2020
    4th Wednesday
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